Image copyright @DanielBennettNY Image copyright @therealashL Others said they noticed that no caramel or lemonade flavoring was available at their local outlets. Some of the staff also posted on the frus ration of having to explain the situation to customers. It was written that the firm had not expected such large numbers of customers to return to cafes and restaurants as coronavirus restrictions loosen . Earlier this week, he announced that customers in the United States would be allowed to resume using reusable cups to get discounts on their drinks at company-owned cafes. The Seattle-based company is one of a number of companies in the United States facing supply chain issues and a labor shortage work in recent weeks. Fast food company Chick-Fil-A, for example, recently declared industrie- large shortages meant he had had to limit sauces, while Mexican chain Chipotle said it was increasing its menu prices by 4% to pay for wage increases and higher cost foods. .